225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 31r
Christ Child: Infancy -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, sits on bed and swaddles Christ Child, with rays as nimbus, laying on her lap. Joseph the Carpenter kneels beside the bed holding a cloth in both hands. Scene in shed with wattle wall, behind which stands ass. In background is hill with tree, and sky. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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